Archive for July, 2016

State Of Maine National Soap Box Derby Champion

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There was a time when five soap box derby racing cities in Maine put on locals. Recruited the parents and support from strong arms and backs to wallets opening wide to fund the soap box derby program. The five venues grew, peaked and eventually only the Houlton Maine Derby Hill program was the one race […]

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Picnics, Camping, Grilling, Eating Outdoors In Maine.

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You don’t have to be in Maine for a long time to have a good time. Outdoor exploring makes a person hungry though. The picnic areas in Maine are a great place to pull over, open up the basket lid to fish out what was packed away to remove hunger. To quench the thirst as […]

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After The Fourth Of July, Small Maine Towns Settle Down To Normal.

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It’s a big deal celebrating the nation’s birthday, all our USA freedoms. Small Maine towns turn up the volume on the local events to wave the red, white and blue. And state fairs, local celebrations¬†are part of the fun in small towns like Houlton Maine. Parades, fireworks, great food and carnival rides combine with events […]

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Houses In Maine, The Kind That Are Not The Norm.

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Small Maine towns have lots of different housing stock that reflect the walks of life and the size of the pay checks of their owners. Through the years the shift from many family farm, New England type housing multi story structures with auxiliary barns, chicken houses, machine sheds and barns have shifted to more efficient, […]

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